Files with dvi suffix can be usually n is related to TeX Device Independent File Format. A dvi file contains TeX main output.

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DVI file extension - TeX text document (TeX Device Independent File Format)

What is dvi file? How to open dvi files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension dvi is mainly associated with the TeX Device Independent File Format.

A .dvi file is TeX’s main output file, using TeX in its broadest sense to include LaTeX, etc.

The dvi file is designed to be read by a driver (DVI drivers) to produce further output designed specifically for a particular printer (for example LaserJet) or to be used as input to a previewer for display on a computer screen.

MIME: application/x-dvi

The default software associated to open dvi file:

LaTeX icon

LaTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
LaTeX Project Development Team

A document preparation system for high-quality typesetting, LaTeX is used to create medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing.

Help how to open:

Use LaTeX or similar Tex program to handle .dvi documents.

How to convert:

Some utilities allow export of .dvi documents to PDF or simialr formats, mainly for printing or publishing purposes.

Find conversions from dvi file:

dvi to pdf

Find converter to dvi file type:

texi to dvi

List of software applications associated to the .dvi file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open dvi file, edit dvi file, convert dvi file, view dvi file, play dvi file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting dvi files.

Software that open dvi file - TeX text document (TeX Device Independent File Format)

Programs supporting the exension dvi on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open dvi file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dvi file by default:
LaTeX small icon LaTeX
Other suggested software:
MiKTeX small icon MiKTeX

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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